Who learns from (research) program evaluations?
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Who learns from (research) program evaluations?

We still know very little about who, what and how is being learned from the extensive evaluation of governmental programs. Our recent findings show that only two out of four types of learners actually learn, and that they learn different things. This is good and bad. Many governments have increased their efforts on evaluating policy … Continue reading

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The Effect of Innovation Programs. Measuring What?
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The Effect of Innovation Programs. Measuring What?

Innovation policy programs and instruments are very ambitious. Measuring their effects must focus broadly and not narrowly on their added value. Many countries have developed ambitious public policies, programs and instruments that promote innovation in the economy, and the solution of complex societal problems. The logic behind this is the expectation that public programs can … Continue reading